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Don’t Ask Don’t Tell was the official United States policy surrounding gay and lesbian members of the military. ‘Burning Blue’ explores the relationship between two men, set in that period circa 1994 in a film that has been dubbed by the Internet as ‘Top Gear meets Brokeback Mountain’.
Trent Ford and Rob Mayes star in 'Burning Blue'
DMW Greer steps behind the camera to direct this one, which is based on his critically acclaimed play of the same name. Written in 1992 and first shown at The King's Head Theatre on London’s Fringe, the play was a huge hit, and has been in development for the silver screen since 2010.
Daniel Lynch is a high ranking Navy fighter pilot and a respected member of the squadron; possibly one of the last people anyone would think of as becoming the subject of a scandal. However, he is harbouring a deep secret that only comes to light when he is discovered to be having a homosexual relationship with fellow aviator Matt Blackwood. This all comes about in the midst of a government investigation which has been launched to determine the cause of two fatal aircraft accidents believed to have come about over suspicious circumstances. Suddenly, Lynch and Blackwood find themselves treated like criminals as their relationship becomes the main subject of the investigation. Lynch's best friend Will Stephenson is hurt by their secret, while everyone else is doing what they can to quash this scandal before Naval reputations become tarnished.
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